Geospatial Data Quality Webinar

By Msilikale Msilanga Welcome to our webinar series, organized by the University of Turku. This series aims to educate and inform our partners by providing an in-depth look into various online training materials, as well as tips and tricks, to enhance knowledge Inspired by our two flagship projects implemented in Tanzania through cooperation between the […]

Finnish Universities and Tanzanian Partners Create Future Collaborations

Blog by Msilikale Msilanga In a display of international collaboration and educational exchange, a high-level delegation from Finland, comprising the Rectors of the University of Turku, Turku University of Applied Sciences, Novia University of Applied Sciences, and the Vice Rector of Novia University of Applied Sciences, traveled on a week-long visit to Tanzania. This insightful […]

Geospatial data, technologies & digital youth skills for social innovations

Geospatial data, technology and digital youth skills for social innovations Join us at the University Of Dar Es Salaam – New Library in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania for the exciting Geospatial data, digital technologies, and youth skills for social innovations Symposium! This in-person event brings together experts and enthusiasts from the field of geospatial information and communication technology. Get ready […]

Transformative climate services for decision-makers based on observational data

By Msilikale Msilanga On 6 December 2023, 16:45- 18:15 UTC+4 Resilience Academy is expected to present on transformative climate services at the COP28 conference. The 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from November 30 to December 12, 2023. Resilience Academy is an Observer at the Conference of […]

Resilience Academy and GeoICT4e training to university experts on e-learning using Digicampus

Group photo of University experts

Skills development On 8th and 9th June 2021, Resilience Academy in collaboration with GeoICT4e coordinated a training to University experts from UDSM, ARU, SUA, SUZA, MoCU, UTU, NOVIA, and TURKU MK to provide skills on e-learning using digicampus. The training was derived from the experiences that Resilience Academy had in preparing the e-learning materials to develop online skills as part of the broader objective to provide skills to University staff […]

Training of the Trainers to University Experts

Receiving certificates after the training of the trainers

Skills development On 13th April 2021, more than 20 experts from four Tanzania universities; 1. Universities of Dar es Salaam, 2. Ardhi University, 3. Sokoine University of Agriculture, and 4. State University of Zanzibar attended training of the trainers for Flood mapping, modeling, and predictions. The training was provided by the Resilience Academy team as part of their training […]

Resilience academy Data Visualisation Challenge 2020

Visualisation challenge

Every year, Resilience Academy is preparing a data visualization challenge to University students in order to give an opportunity to young university students from four Tanzanian universities (4) to learn geospatial data visualization tools and techniques and in practice while delivering visualization of selected, real-world visualization cases. So it is a geospatial data visualization competition […]

Keeping in touch via CRD Online Training sessions!


Background: A lot is happening within the Resilience Academy. Among the latest developments, data quality standards of the Tanzania Urban Resilience Program (TURP) and the Climate Risk Database (CRD) and protocols related, has been identified and created.  To meet the standards, new activities are implemented to the whole life cycle of produce datasets that are […]

Flood risk mapping in Dar es Salaam: The case of Tandale, Dar es Salaam


Introduction Being a bachelor student from The University of Turku, doing a thesis is part of my studies. My name is Ohto, I am a student from The University of Turku. My interests have always been working on the Tanzania project in order to contribute to the communities in Tanzania. This is why I decided […]